Enel joins forces with Qatar’s wealth fund to develop renewables in Sub-Saharan Africa

Under the deal, the Qatar Investment Authority will buy half of Enel’s 800MW renewable capacity in Zambia and South Africa

Qatar launches ‘first of its kind’ energy storage project using Tesla batteries

The £2.1m project aims to secure the country’s production capacity at peak times and enhance energy efficiency

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Qatar’s first large-scale solar farm to be developed by Total and Marubeni

The facility will provide sustainable and affordable energy to the nation’s grid starting from 2021

Australia ‘on track to become world’s largest LNG exporter’

Its export capacity increased from 2.6bn cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2011 to more than 11.4Bcf/d this year

Qatar’s second largest power plant fired up

The Umm Al Houl power station is expected to deliver almost a quarter of the country’s electricity

Dairy cows enjoy air-con luxury in Qatar’s desert

Dairy cows are the unlikely inhabitants of huge air-conditioned sheds in the deserts of Qatar. A dairy business is aiming to provide the country’s milk after trade boycotts from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut off its supply. Baladna Farm, located about 55 kilometres from the capital city of Doha, uses the […]

Centrica renews LNG deal with Qatar firm

Centrica has signed a new LNG deal with a Qatari gas firm. The British utility has entered a new five-year supply agreement with Qatargas which includes the purchase of up to two million tonnes of LNG per year. It will be delivered to the Isle of Grain terminal. The new deal, which will start in January 2019, […]

Qatar submits target-free climate pledge

Qatar has submitted its climate pledges ahead of the COP21 conference in Paris but doesn’t include any targets. It has delivered its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The INDC is a list of climate plans from countries across the globe. Qatar highlights it is in the […]

Siemens wins CCGT plant supply order in Qatar

Siemens has been awarded a contract for a combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plant in Qatar. The engineering giant will deliver six gas and four steam turbines and 10 generators for the 2.5GW power plant located in the south of the country. The firm claims the site is expected to deliver one quarter of the nation’s […]

Mitsubishi signs 25-year energy agreement in Qatar

Mitsubishi has signed a 25-year agreement to construct, own and operate two energy plants in Qatar. The buildings, a 2.4GW power generator and a water desalination facility (590,000 m3/day), are located 20km south of the capital Doha and scheduled to open in 2017. Mitsubishi has teamed up with Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPC) to form a joint venture […]